Ballet Trove Founder Renata Ogayar; Creating a life rich in beauty and expression.

Ballet Trove Founder Renata Ogayar; Creating a life rich in beauty and expression.

Renata Ogayar, a distinguished figure in the dance, arts, and media industries, has crafted a remarkable career blending movement, dialogue, and media to explore the intricate facets of human experience. Beginning her artistic journey as a young dancer in Sydney, she secured a prestigious scholarship to Palucca University of Dance in Dresden, Germany, marking the inception of her quest for artistic exploration.


After graduating with a Bachelor of Creative Arts, Renata transitioned into roles as a dance educator and lecturer, influencing students of all ages both in Australia and internationally. Her journey expanded into arts management, film, and television production, and project management, culminating in a Master of International Relations in political science, showcasing her intellectual curiosity in tandem with global pursuits.


Renata's professional trajectory includes collaborations with esteemed entities such as Sydney Dance Company, Fremantle Media, ITV Studios, Digital Pictures, and SBS, contributing to notable global shows like World News, FIFA World Cup, and Eurovision. As a film and television producer, she left an indelible mark on projects such as "Peter Rabbit 1," "2040," and "Deadline Gallipoli," working with major clients including NBCUniversal, Foxtel, Netflix, and more.


As a Journalist for Dance Informa Magazine for the past two decades, Renata has conducted interviews with industry leaders and contributed performance reviews for prestigious entities like Sydney Dance Company, American Ballet Theatre, The Australian Ballet and The Royal Ballet for the Australian, UK and USA editions. 


In her ongoing pursuit of creativity, Renata founded Ballet Trove, fostering curiosity and wonder in children. Currently residing in the hinterland of Byron Bay and Sydney with her family, she invites others to join her on a journey of creating a life rich in beauty and expression.



Explore featured articles in Dance Informa Magazine:
Sydney Dance Company - Somos
Sydney Dance Company - Ascent
The Australian Ballet - Identity
The Australian Ballet - Jewels
Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae
Miss Saigon - Sydney
American Ballet and James Whiteside
American Ballet Theatre and Cassandra Tranary
American Ballet Theatre and Gillian Murphy
Beauty and The Beast Musical - Sydney
In conversation with Matt West (Director & Choreographer) - Beauty and The Beast Musical
Tanya Pearson Academy - Artistic Director Lisa-Maree Cullum
Tanya Pearson Academy - A Tribute to Mrs P
Sydney International Gala - Artistic Director Slava Tutkin
Francesco Ventriglia - Sydney Choreographic Centre and superstar Sylvie Guillem
Burn the Floor - Walanbaa Yulu-Gi
Pepa Molina’s - Perceptions
Blanc de Blanc Encore - Sydney
Art Gallery of NSW and Shelley Lascia
Mamma Mia! - Sydney
Ryuichi Fujimura - Fall! Falter! Dance!!!
Feel your rhythm - Double Beat
Amy Campbell’s - Leap
Aware of the journey - Ella Havelka
Australian Ballet’s Natasha Kusen
Orpheus and Eurydice - Circus Opera
Cats - Sydney
Sydney Dance Company - Louder Than Words
Sydney Dance Company - De Novo
Sydney Dance Company - Project Rameau
Sydney Dance Company - Les Illuminations
Wicked - Sydney
Clouds above Berlin
OVO - Cirque Du Soleil
Bangarra Dance Theatre - Terrain
Film & TV Credits:
Post Producer/Supervisor Credits include:
Peter Rabit 1 - Feature Film
2040 - Documentary
Shadow Trackers - TV Series
No Activity - TV Series
Deep Water - TV Series
Horizon - Film
Bad Girl  - Film
The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe - Documentary
Jack Irish - TV Series
Home & Away - Eye for an Eye - TV Movie
The Principal - TV Mini Series
Rake - TV Series
Wonderland - TV Series
Deadline Gallipoli - TV Mini Series
House of Hancock - TV Mini Series
Frackman - Documentary
When I Grow Up - Short Film
The Vasectomist - Documentary
A Place to Call Home - TV Series
House Husbands - TV Series
Packed to The Rafters - TV Series
Bikie Wars - Brothers in Arms - TV Series
Dripping in Chocolates - TV Movie
Dance Academy - TV Series
Wild Boys - TV Series
Underbelly - TV Series
Sydney Dance Company
School of Creative Arts
Fremantle Media
ITV Studios
The Lab Sydney
Digital Pictures
Deluxe Entertainment
Cumulus VFX
Elements Post
Byron Bay Studios

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